James Boscombe

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  • Name James Boscombe  [1
    Born Abt 1836  Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 1836  Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Lacock, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Lacock, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cantax Hill 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Shoemaker 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    London Road 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cabinet Maker 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    3 Margarets Hill 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Bootmaker 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    High Street 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Boot Maker employing 4 Men 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    High Street 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Bootmaker (Master) 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    High Street (East Side) 
    Census 30 Mar 1901  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1901  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Boot Maker 
    Residence 30 Mar 1901  Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    High Street (East Side) 
    Died 1916  Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1916 and 31 Dec 1916  Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Death 
    • Volume 5a, Page 75
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    Person ID I54961  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 May 2015 

    Father Peregrine Boscombe
              b. Abt 1812, Lacock, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Oct 1881, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Humphries
              b. 1813, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1842, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 1833  Lacock, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jemima Little Baker
              b. Abt 1833, Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Feb 1900, Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1861 and 31 Mar 1861  Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Marriage 
    • Volume 5c, Page 1079
    Married 30 Mar 1861  Walcot Chapel, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Peregrine Charles James Frederick Boscombe
              b. 29 Feb 1864, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Oct 1925, Broughton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. John William Jesse Lewis Boscombe
              b. 1 Feb 1866, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1867, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Alice Lucinda Sarah Boscombe
              b. 1869, Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Jane Wesley Boscombe
              b. 2 Nov 1870, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Oct 1945, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. John Wesley Boscombe
              b. 1872, Corsham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F16385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Ann Austin
              b. 1855
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1903 and 30 Jun 1903  Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Marriage 
    • Volume 5a, Page 158
    Married 13 Apr 1903  Wesleyan Chapel, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F16398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1836 - Melksham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1836 - Melksham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Lacock, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Cantax Hill - 6 Jun 1841 - Lacock, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shoemaker - 30 Mar 1851 - Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - London Road - 30 Mar 1851 - Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Jan 1861 and 31 Mar 1861 - Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Mar 1861 - Walcot Chapel, Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cabinet Maker - 7 Apr 1861 - Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3 Margarets Hill - 7 Apr 1861 - Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bootmaker - 2 Apr 1871 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - High Street - 2 Apr 1871 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Boot Maker employing 4 Men - 3 Apr 1881 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - High Street - 3 Apr 1881 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 5 Apr 1891 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bootmaker (Master) - 5 Apr 1891 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - High Street (East Side) - 5 Apr 1891 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1901 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Boot Maker - 30 Mar 1901 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - High Street (East Side) - 30 Mar 1901 - Corsham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Apr 1903 and 30 Jun 1903 - Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1903 - Wesleyan Chapel, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1916 - Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Oct 1916 and 31 Dec 1916 - Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Lacock, Wiltshire
    1841: England Census for Lacock, Wiltshire
    HO107 Piece 1172/6 Folio 14 Page 21  

    Dwelling Cantax Hill 
    Location Lacock, Wiltshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1172/6 Folio 14 Page 21 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOSCOMBE Peregrine 25 Chairmaker Journeyman Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Mary 25  Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Frederick  Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE James  Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE John  Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE William  Wiltshire 
    1851: England Census for Chippenham, Wiltshire
    1851: England Census for Chippenham, Wiltshire
    HO107 Piece 1836 Folio 506 Page 29  

    Dwelling London Road 
    Location Chippenham, Wiltshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1836 Folio 506 Page 29 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOSCOMBE Peregrine Head 32 Chair Maker Lacock, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Sarah Wife 41  Camerton, Somerset 
    BOSCOMBE Frederick Son 17 Chair Maker Lacock, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE James Son 15 Shoemaker Melksham, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE John Son 12 Scholar Lacock, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE William Son  10 Scholar Lacock, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Hezekiah Son  Scholar Chippenham, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Keturah Nurse Niece 15  Compton Dando, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE John Read Nephew  Scholar Compton Dando, Wiltshire 
    1861: England Census for Walcot, Somerset
    1861: England Census for Walcot, Somerset
    RG9 Piece 1690 Folio 36 Page 19  

    Dwelling 3 Margarets Hill 
    Location Walcot, Somerset, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 1690 Folio 36 Page 19 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOSCOMBE James Head 25 Cabinet Maker Melksham, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Jemima Wife 28 Dress Maker Corsham, Wiltshire 
    1871: England Census for Corsham, Wiltshire
    1871: England Census for Corsham, Wiltshire
    RG10 Piece 1897 Folio 31 Page 10  

    Dwelling High Street 
    Location Corsham, Wiltshire, England 
    Source RG10 Piece 1897 Folio 31 Page 10 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOSCOMBE James Head 36 Bootmaker Melksham, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Jemima Wife 39  Corsham, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Frederick Son  Scholar Bath, Somerset 
    BOSCOMBE Mary Daughter  5m  Corsham, Wiltshire 
    SPENCER Lot Apprentice 18 Bootmaker's Apprentice Melksham, Wiltshire 
    BROWN John Apprentice 15 Bootmaker's Apprentice Chiverell, Wiltshire 
    1871: England Census for Corsham, Wiltshire
    1871: England Census for Corsham, Wiltshire
    RG10 Piece 1897 Folio 32 Page 11  

    Dwelling High Street 
    Location Corsham, Wiltshire, England 
    Source RG10 Piece 1897 Folio 31 Page 10 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    BOSCOMBE James Head 36 Bootmaker Melksham, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Jemima Wife 39  Corsham, Wiltshire 
    BOSCOMBE Frederick Son  Scholar Bath, Somerset 
    BOSCOMBE Mary Daughter  5m  Corsham, Wiltshire 
    SPENCER Lot Apprentice 18 Bootmaker's Apprentice Melksham, Wiltshire 
    BROWN John Apprentice 15 Bootmaker's Apprentice Chiverell, Wiltshire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census (HO107 Piece 1172/6 Folio 14 Page 21) James, 5, was with his parents Peregrine, 25, Chair Maker Journeyman, and Mary, 25, at Cantax Hill, Lacock, Wiltshire, England. With him were his brothers Frederick, 7, John, 3, and William, 1. Everyone was reportedly born in Wiltshire.

      From the 1851 England Census (HO107 Piece 1836 Folio 506 Page 29) James, 15, Shoemaker born Melksham, Wiltshire, was with his father Peregrine, 32, Chair Maker from Lacock, Somerset, and stepmother Sarah, 41, from Camerton, Somerset, at London Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. With him were his brothers Frederick, 17, Chair Maker born Lacock, Wiltshire, John, 12, Scholar born Lacock, Wiltshire, William, 10, Scholar, born Lacock, Wiltshire, half-brother Hezekiah, 3, Scholar born Chippenham, Wiltshire, stepsister Keturah Nurse, 15, born Compton Dando, Somerset, and stepbrother John Read, 8, Scholar born Compton Dando, Somerset.

      From the 1861 England Census (RG9 Piece 1690 Folio 36 Page 19) James, 25, Cabinet Maker from Melksham, Wiltshire, was with his wife Jemima, 28, Dress Maker from Corsham, Wiltshire, at 3 Margarets Hill, Walcot, Somerset, England.

      From the 1871 England Census (RG10 Piece 1897 Folio 31 Page 10) James, 36, Bootmaker from Melksham, Wiltshire, was with his wife Jemima, 39, from Corsham, Wiltshire, at High Street, Corsham, Wiltshire, England. With them were their children Frederick, 7, Scholar born Bath, Somerset, and Mary, 5 months, born Corsham, Wiltshire. Also present were apprentices Lot Spencer, 18, Bootmaker's Apprentice from Melksham, Wiltshire, and John Brown, 15, Bootmaker's Apprentice from Chiverell, Wiltshire.

      From the 1881 England Census (RG11 Piece 2031 Folio 29 Page 7) James, 45, Boot Maker employing 4 men and from Melksham, Wiltshire, was with his wife Jemima, 48, from Corsham, Wiltshire, at High Street, Corsham, Wiltshire, England. With them were their children Alice, 12, Scholar, Jane, 10, Scholar, and John, 8, Scholar. All the children were reportedly born in Corsham, Wiltshire.

      From the 1891 England Census (RG12 Piece 1592 Folio 120 Page 11) James, 53, Bootmaker (Master from Melksham, Wiltshire, was with his wife Jemima, 58, from Corsham, Wiltshire, at High Street (East Side), Corsham, Wiltshire, England.

      From the 1901 England Census (RG13 Piece 1918 Folio 32 Page 11) James, widower, 64, Boot Maker from Melksham, Wiltshire, was at High Street (East Side), Corsham, Wiltshire, England. With him was his granddaughter Ethel, 11, born Corsham, Wiltshire. Visiting him was Jane Lacy, 68, from Corsham, Wiltshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5422] Valerie O'Connor (Reliability: 3), 8 Jul 2010.

    2. [S5192] New Family Search, (http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#start) (Reliability: 3), 9 Jul 2010.

    3. [S5462] HO107 Piece 1172/6 Folio 14 Page 21, HO107 Piece 1172/6 Folio 14 Page 21 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jul 2010.

    4. [S5463] HO107 Piece 1836 Folio 506 Page 29, HO107 Piece 1836 Folio 506 Page 29 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.

    5. [S5464] RG9 Piece 1690 Folio 36 Page 19, RG9 Piece 1690 Folio 36 Page 19 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.

    6. [S5467] RG10 Piece 1897 Folio 31 Page 10, RG10 Piece 1897 Folio 31 Page 10 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.

    7. [S5468] RG11 Piece 2031 Folio 29 Page 7, RG11 Piece 2031 Folio 29 Page 7 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.

    8. [S5465] RG12 Piece 1592 Folio 120 Page 11, RG12 Piece 1592 Folio 120 Page 11 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.

    9. [S5469] RG13 Piece 1918 Folio 32 Page 11, RG13 Piece 1918 Folio 32 Page 11 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.

    10. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Dec 1916, Chippenham, Wiltshire, Volume 5a, Page 75 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.
      James BOSCOMBE, Age 80

    11. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1861, Bath, Somerset, Volume 5c, Page 1079 (Reliability: 3), 9 Jul 2010.
      James BOSCOMBE + Jemima Little BAKER

    12. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Jun 1903, Chippenham, Wiltshire, Volume 5a, Page 158 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.
      James BOSCOMBE + Sarah AUSTIN

    13. [S5422] Valerie O'Connor (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2010.